We are trying to put together a list of PHS Band alumni who are working as music educators or professional musicians.  Here is the list (and it’s quite impressive) that we have so far.  If you know of anyone we left off, please contact us!

  • Paul Ferguson- Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and professor of music at Case Western Univ.
  • Heather Buchman- San Francisco Symphony, Trombone
  • Bill Buchman- Chicago Symphony, Bassoon
  • Terry Frenz- Director of Athletic Bands, University of Cincinnati
  • Barry Martin- Director of Bands, Grand Valley State University
  • Errol Schlabach- Professor of Saxophone, Ashland University
  • David Cooke- Fort Wayne Symphony Orchestra
  • Matthew Ernst- Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Trumpet
  • Kim Burdette- Professor of Percussion, Ohio Northern University
  • Jason Farnham- Freelance musician in Los Angeles
  • Greg Snyder- Director of Bands, Lakota West High School
  • John Chambers- Lake High School
  • Doug Bennett- Director of Bands, Wooster High School
  • Julie Saylor- Music Teacher, New Philadelphia High School
  • Karen Martin- Asst. Director of Bands, Perry Local Schools
  • Greg Wright- Music Teacher, Perry Local Schools
  • Ryan Smith- Director of Bands, Perry Local Schools
  • Susan Woutat- Asst. Director of Bands, Massillon City Schools
  • Beth Polen- Director of Choirs, Perry Local Schools
  • Dana Albrecht- Asst. Director of Bands, Wadsworth City Schools
  • Mark Tryon- Director of Bands, Lake High School
  • Jeff Haydn- Music Teacher, Perry Local Schools
  • Mike Allen- Music Teacher, Leetonia High School
  • Albert Flowers- Director of Bands, Timken High School
  • Dan Ruckman- Director of Bands, Coldwater High School
  • Mark Donovan- Music Teacher, Columbus City Schools
  • Randy Kaserman- Director of Bands, Dalton High School
  • Mick Schaull- Percussion, Lake High School
  • Heather Wagner- Bassoon, Eastman School of Music
  • Bruce Nist- Music Teacher, North Canton City Schools